France issues draft decree on health warnings against the use of packaging containing bisphenol A in direct contact with foodstuffs intended for children. “Article 2 The packaging mentioned in point 1 of Article 1, containing bisphenol A, must display the … Continue reading
The EU Commission has published a directive amending Annex I to the Packaging Directive. Annex I sets out illustrative examples of what is and is not classified as packaging. The changes will need to be implemented into Member States’ national … Continue reading
In December 2012 Multi-Material Stewardship Manitoba published details of the Rules for Stewardship for 2013. These rules implement Manitoba Packaging and Printed Paper Stewardship Regulation 195/2008 and are in force since 01 January 2013. Details on compliance deadlines for Steward’s Report filing and payments due in … Continue reading
On 29 December 2012 Hungary published Decree No 443 on Waste management activities concerning electrical and electronic equipment. This Decree implements the following EU Directives: EU WEEE Directive 2002/96/EC, EU WEEE Directive 2003/108/EC (on Article 9 financing of WEEE from users other than private … Continue reading
Standard NOM-144-SEMARNAT-2012 establishing internationally recognised phytosanitary measures for wood packaging used in international trade of goods, issued by the Mexican Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources (SEMARNAT), entered into force on October, 15. The Standard is applicable in the country … Continue reading
This ordinance contains rules regarding the criteria on the product’s packaging materials and packaging methods. Several amendments have been made to the original packaging law. This rule shall be effective from July 1, 2013 From more information on what products … Continue reading
Jordan proposes regulations on dangerous goods, food contact articles, packaging waste, product safety & toys
Jordan has issued a number of notifications to the World Trade Organization (WTO), indicating its intention to adopt new regulations on dangerous goods, food contact articles, packaging waste, product safety, and toys. Each of these notifications represents transpositions of the … Continue reading
Korea’s Agency for Technology and Standards seeking comments from industry on proposed revision of Safety Standards on Child Protective Packaging
For further details on the revision intent, main content, and on how to place your comments/commentary deadline please contact us.
An English translation of the EurAsEC Technical Regulations on Safety of Packaging is now available to purchase from C2P. For further details, please contact us.